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to talk about the possibility of a white christmas. we have the coolest place on the map kara beau 5. 53 tampa. that's the warmest spot. 23 in rapid city. satellite radar imagery off of the coast of the carolina bringing mixture. we had light snow rain across the upper midwest and great lakes. developing system across the west is going to make its move across the central u.s. over the next several days. look at the future radar getting a lot of moisture in the pacific and moving across the central u.s. bay saturday. we are going to watch this system and track it. but certainly some rain and some mountain snow over a foot or more to the colorado rockies which is good news for the spee skiers. stay tuned your chance of a white christmas coming up in the next few minutes. >> thanks a lot. >>> the time now 10 minutes after the ptop of the hour. almost a million of the most popular grand rapids and minivans and suv's on the road they are being recalled we will tell you which ones. >> changes to the frequent flyer program. you may not be earning as many miles as you did before. ♪ [ male anno
, and beau, i would like to wish each and every one of you a peaceful and joyful holiday season. god bless you and god bless america. [applause] >> we had to make the plan for the invasion of japan without considering the atomic bomb. it was estimated it would cost to under 50,000 of our youngsters -- 250,000 of our youngsters. [bells ringing] >> as someone in the middle of this, i choose to honor both. the sacrifice of american servicemen fighting in the pacific and of a little girl who died as the result of an atomic bombing. it is unimaginable what that must have been like, to be close to that, to the hypocenter of were the fireball was initiated. >> follow clifton truman daniel in his journey to hiroshima. the president's grandson joins us and bomb survivors. 9:00 p.m. eastern. >> on tuesday, house speaker john boehner participated in the official lighting of the capitol christmas tree. colorado lawmakers took part in the event. this is 30 minutes. >> good evening, everyone. and welcome to the 48th annual capitol christmas tree lighting ceremony. i am the architect of the capitol and i
. we want to bring in and get your reaction to this rather surprising story that our phil lebeau has from illinois. you're finding a company that can't find people to apply for jobs out there. are people refusing jobs in this economy? >> it's happening, bill. listen, it's not just here. we're seeing it with a ton of manufacturers. take a look at how many manufacturing jobs have opened up in the u.s. over the last three years. it's gone from 90,000 to 247,000 in october. we went down to bloomfield, indiana, just south of bloomington. we talked to the folks there at an auto parts supplier. they cannot find people for job openings, particularly for the second and third shift. some of it's a skills gap. some of it is a lack of applicants. some of it is because they've had people, brought them in, hired them, and those people have said, you know what, i'd rather stay on unemployment. >> we've had people that we've interviewed that we've agreed to hire, and at the end of the day, they've turned around and said, we're not going to take that job. we just found out that unemployment benefits
by 50% in the second quarter of this year. our phil lebeau is live to tell us why this is happening. phil? >> reporter: it's all about uncertainty, carl. this is a troubling statistic. i want to show you a chart we received which monitors 20 million small business loans with 17 million businesses around the country. look at the falloff here in terms of the amount of investment made by small manufacturers. what you want to look at is towards the end in the third quarter. it fell off dramatically. well, according to pay net, small manufacturers cut their investments in plant, in equipment by 50% in the second quarter. one of the troubling sectors transportation equipment, the investment there for those manufacturers fell off by 33% and according to the folks at pay net this comes down to manufacturers pulling back because of uncertainty. >> there was certainly a lot of uncertainty about how to implement affordable health care. how to react to the tax rates that were coming down pike, whether or not the deficit problem was going to be addressed. >> reporter: bottom line, uncertainty ab
to fill jobs in their second and third sits. phil lebeau is live with more with this fascinating shifts. >> they say, there's no way. if people want a job, they should be able to find one. really? they found many places where they're trying to hire like here. go to indiana where if you look at the state unemployment rate, yes, it has come down from the peak of 10.8% back in 2009 but it's still above the national rate at 8%. we wjt down to bloomfield, indiana, which is just south of bloomington, and down there is metal technologies incorporated. this is an auto parts supplier. they make oil pans that then go on to top tier suppliers. they have four to seven job openings that they cannot fill. they struggle to fill their second and third shifts. part of it is because they can't find people with skills. part of it is because they've offered jobs to people who have said, no, thanks, i'll stay on unemployment. >> it seems like with the unemployment as high as it has been it shouldn't be hard, but we have situations where people either aren't interested in working or they don't fit our our ne
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